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you decide. it was may of last year when she took a birthday sky dive. though attached to the parachutest, this shows her leg shipping out of the harness. >> didn't have any idea what was going on. had a good time and interested in jumping again. >> reporter: she maintains she was not injured, blamed no one. but when a relative put it on the internet, it went viral. getting a lot of attention. >> i thought i was very brave. but it is something i wanted to do. once you get on that edge that is another story. upper harness came off, slipped down. >> it got blown up in the news
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media but unfortunately some of the information was misleading or incorrect. >> reporter: the faa said the professional is being fined $2,200. that for violations of regulings, namely improperly -- regulations, namely improperly fitting harness. though this could have been a fatal, 21 people died last year. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. caught in the act. a resident in san jose provided police with an important clue and today it paid off as officers swarmed a neighborhood and broke up a group of burglars. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose with the pictures and why this case is far from over. robert? >> reporter: pictures they needed because the san jose
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police department has been struggling with the problem. burglaries going up, and fewer officers to respond. we are going to show you pictures that helped catch the burglars. san jose police officers make six arrests. these are pictures from a citizens of burglars breaking into a home through a backdoor today in san jose. we are not showing faces because the suspects are juveniles but in the pictures they are smiling, while carrying merchandise into the vehicle. >> we see cash taken, ipad, computers, apple devices, electronics, tvs. >> reporter: officers believe they burglarized two homes in the past two days. but a neighborhood captured the vehicle that led arrests. >> third suspect was taken into
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custody here and a fourth after a foot pursuit. >> reporter: san jose police arrested two more people. police say in this case a picture taken by a citizen also led to the arrest. officers home this leads to more public cooperation. >> if you see something, call us. let us know of suspicious activity. >> it has been a challenge. the rise in burglaries has been well documented. but the patrol officers take it very seriously. it is almost as if it is personal to them. >> reporter: it may take more than these arrests to reverse the trend but it is a good start and investigators are checking to see if the suspects are connected to other cases. rob effort h -- robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. san jose police are investigating two hop sides that occur -- homicides that
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occurred last night. one before 8:30 p.m. officers found a male victim unconscious and not breathing. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. it appears he was involved in a fight. another man was killed in a gang related shooting in east san jose, that happened this morning. investigators say the victim was standing outside with friends when a stranger approached the group and opened fire. the death marks the 36th killing so far this year. >> last night he announced he is resigning from the san jose police officer's association. he was a member of the association for 20 years. he told ktvu he made the decision monday night when he heard a union member admit they endorse people who are not honest with voters about their
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political petitions. a big day, the new archbishop was installed today. ktvu's mike mibach is live with the controversy that is surrounding the new archbishop. mike? >> reporter: the mass lasted more than 2 hours and was attended by liberal and conservative catholics. [ singing ] the final prayer in the beginning of the new chapter. >> a blessing for the church. salvatore cordileone is now the 9th archbishop of san francisco. the mass was invitation only and attended by thousands. >> very sacred. >> beautiful. i am excited about him being our archbishop. the archbishop's appointment doesn't come without controversy. the question is, will he reach out? salvatore cordileone has a reputation as a strong defender
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of home sexuality. >> this is triggering anxiety. >> reporter: he says the appointment of salvatore cordileone to san francisco could signal pope benedict xvi is interested in a smaller purer church. >> maybe the church is signaling not so much interest in holding on to people that are already struggling with the teachings but a willingness to let them go. >> reporter: catholics say they believe the archbishop will reach out to liberal catholics who welcome the gay community. >> i know that is probably on his list. >> reporter: the new archbishop did not address the media but he said he looks forward to reaching out to all 91 perishes. home to liberal and conservative catholics. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2
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news. >> san francisco's new archbishop was met with a mixed reaction today. while the installation was going on inside, 2 dozen protesters gathered outside. many gay right supporters upset salvatore cordileone is a vocal supporter of prop 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. >> people listen to him. we are here to convince them to listen to us. >> standing next to the protesters were an equal number of supporters. california is one of five states that ignored a 2006 law requiring it to track sex offenders. 3 dozen states failed to join
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that program. they have given up on the effort because of how much it costs. in california it would cost $32 million. hoiless are warning -- officials are warning doctors not to use products from a massachusetts company after an outbreak of meningitis. five died, most in tennessee. they contracted the disease after receiving steroid shots for back pain. >> working with the facilities to make sure the patients are notified. >> so far there haven't been any cases reported in california. the company is in massachusetts. three california counties received products from that company but none are in the bay area. >> outages at refineries in california caused gas prices to shoot up. prices around the bay jumped 10 cents since yesterday. in san francisco a gallon cost
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$4.43. in oakland $4.34. and san jose $4.37 a gallon. >> good news is these events are short lived. temporary in nature. once they come back -- up from their outage, it will take a number of days, that will improve supplies. >> it is expected gas prices will come back down by early next week. >> analysts say spending was strong in september and that is an encouraging sign for retailers as they prepare for the holidays, which is the busiest shopping period of the year. fixed mortgages fell, suggesting the stimulus efforts are having an impact and the unemployment benefits rose to
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367,000. applications increased by 4,000 from the previous week of 363,000. the four week average was unchanged last week, 375,000. after 30 years in business the supermarket in pittsburg is set to close for good. it employs 55 people. they have been given the opportunity to transfer to other locations and can apply for a job at the food store in two-months. rising rents could force two book stores to close. after 20 years in business this may be all she wrote for them. owners site rising rents and technology is reasons it is getting difficult to keep profitable. the health and well being of children. the report by children now looked at several different
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issues. it found 58% of 3-4-year-old children attend preschool. researchers found 71% of children are within a healthy weight. and 93% of children had health insurance. both of those remain flat compared to last year. fleet week isn't just in san francisco, preparations got underway in alameda. officials were on hand at the uss hornet good too get ready -- hornet to get ready. morning other events, families and -- among other events, families and scouts will be getting ready for events on the hornets. the blue angels practiced today and we caught the jets flying from treasure island. blue angels are set to perform on saturday and sunday. they will be practicing today and tomorrow. more than a million people are expected to flood the city this
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weekend for fleet week. and for all of the details on the weekend's fleet week events log on to a double homicide, why neighbors can't believe a friendship ended like this. >> after a deadly time in oakland the police chief lays out what he plans to do to make the streets safer. >> a lot going on this weekend, in san francisco, i got a forecast and we will look that bay area weekend, back here at 6:20 p.m. this is a lot of food for 4 bucks. yeah... think they made a mistake? i don't know - maybe. the fried cheese melt is back for just 4 bucks. 1 of 4 big 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night.
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today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. a community is trying to come to grips with the deaths of two neighbors killed by a
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good friend. ktvu's ann rubin talked to people who knew the men. >> reporter: neighbors never believed it would come to this. the suspect is being held where he declined our request for an interview. investigators are trying to understand what sparked the shooting. >> reporter: a cross. one for each victim. >> they were great, great friends. >> reporter: police believe it was a third friend, a man who lived across the street was responsible for gunning them down. they arrested him, a marine and vietnam veteran. >> he is strong willed. he is an ex-marine but the nicest guy. >> reporter: friends are in shock.
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saying they were close. >> they were over there. >> reporter: neighbors said the friends fought and they say he did carry a gun sometimes. >> getting angry about politics. >> reporter: still no one viewed him as a threat. >> he blew it off. >> family asked me to make a statement and tell everybody just, you know, he was loved and it is a tragedy. >> reporter: friends of the victim say both were fathers and husbands. >> they seemed to be friends. something triggered. i am not sure. we have no details yet. >> reporter: the shooting happened at 6:09 p.m. after the start of the presidential debate. no word on whether politics or something else triggered the incident last night. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news.
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some of oakland's community leaders say it is time the governor declares state of emergency to address the rising violence in oakland. the police chief joined leaders to outline plans to try to reduce violence after five people were killed in a 18 hour period earlier this week. he says the department is working with the atf on a gun violence plan and he plans to work with religious leaders. but some say the city needs more help. >> oakland is a war zone. in certain parts is a war ezone. we -- war zone. >> the five killings this week bring the total number of killings in oakland this year to 94. an independent review found problems with how police handled a occupy protest a year ago. it turned violent with one
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person being seriously injured. they agreed with a report that found the police department's response troubling. authorities released more details on a officer involved shooting at a cal train station in san jose. a deputy opened fire on a man who was on the tracks. authorities say the man threw an object at the deputy striking him. the suspect then threw more objects at employees, that is when the deputy opened fire. the man has non-life threatening injuries. police are turning up the heat on two men who robbed a chase bank. investigators released photos taken yesterday. they show the suspects inside the bank. officers say the men were last seen running north bound from the bank. if you have information you are asked to call the police
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department. temperatures cooler today. you notessed it. the -- noticed it. the fog is back. the winds are blowing in the delta. this is what you expect. winds by pittsburg 23 miles per hour. the cool moist air is heading into your neighborhood tonight. cooler than yesterday by a few degrees and cooler than the day before. temperatures have been on the slide. a big bay area weekend going on. a million people expected to the san francisco area and, you know, there will be a lot of people. blue grass festival starts tomorrow. it will be a nice weekend at the park. temperatures in the low 60s. friday, saturday, sunday, the blue grass festival. and you have the blue angels friday, saturday and sunday as well. take a jacket. they will fly all three die
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days. they -- three days. they flew today. you should be fine with the shows but it will be cold and winds 20 miles per hour. then the baseball game, right? saturday and sunday over that park. temperatures there, latening evening, 57 degrees. 61 degrees -- late evening, 57 degrees and 61 degrees sunday and the 9ers sunday and partly cloudy skies, mid-60s. not like last weekend but a lot going on this weekend. clouds, take a jacket. tomorrow, temperatures like today. weekend, low pressure gets closer and temperatures trend down. even more. i showed you that. cooler as you go through the bay area weekend. highs tomorrow, mid-70s inland. 74 in livermore. 74 pleasanton. good air quality. and, you know, neat kind of day
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tomorrow. doesn't look bad. five-day forecast. i was thinking about, we have all these events, huge events, 9ers and giants, the country sees the place we love. going to look good, both days. and you got the blue angels. the bay area will be beautiful. [ talking at the same time ] >> thank you. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. for some drivers sticker shock. gas prices hit their highest levels over night. one experts lays out what is causing the spike and a male athlete declares he is gay in the middle of his professional career. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> what you need to know if you want to snag a ticket to a oakland a's game.
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how about the oakland a's? the tickets are a hot commodity after they clinched yesterday. [ cheers and applause ] >> a lot of folks reeling from
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that win. they stood in line for more than two hours today to snag a ticket for the games that may or may not be played. many fans took bart to the colosseum. the fifth highest ridership happened yesterday. in addition to the game, oracle, open world and the america's cup races were underway. tuesday was the 6th busiest day. fred is in for mark tonight and has more on the a's. >> absolutely. they had 19 different rookies on the team this year ask the a's -- and the a's open in the same place they played their last post season game, detroit. yesterday he relieved him and
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he tossed three scoreless innings. 4-6 pitchers yesterday were rookies. they won 53-the 84 victories. that is a major league record. >> impressed with everything they have done all year long and like i say, they are not rookies anymore. they have been through this season. this division, to come out on top, is so special. >> the end result is shocking. we know how good we are, we know we deserve this. we took it. >> oakland faces justin vern lander in game one. -- justin verlander in game one. giants start matt cain saturday. madison bumgarner starts game two. reds were 4-3 against san francisco this season. the red sox fired bobby
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valentine. he managed to alienate the players and the fans. high school football game of the week is antioch versus deer valley. nhl, canceled their first two weeks of the season, that is five games in the shark's skeg. >> thank you. -- schedule. >> thank you. what set off the firestorm of tweets and why analysts are calling it a game changer. >> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news.
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